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Michael May letter to John Wheeler, 05-December-1958, and John Wheeler letter to Hugh Everett, 22-January-1959
Wheeler, John A.
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UC Irvine, Libraries, Special Collections
Hugh Everett III Manuscripts
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Scope/Content: Michael May was a physicist working on weapons research (he would later be director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory). Here he responds to the published version of Hugh Everett's thesis, with a proposed friendly addition. John Wheeler does not seem to understand what May has in mind, but passes the letter on to Everett anyway. Wheeler also invites Everett to give a seminar at Princeton on his thesis, several years after his graduation.
Scope/Content: This document is a reproduction of a document found at the Hugh Everett archive, American Institute of Physics.
Everett, Hugh III
Wheeler, John A.
Hugh Everett III Correspondence

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